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Make a holiday home, apartment, or villa in Lake Maggiore North, Italy your home away from home

Lake Maggiore is in the far north of Italy, about 45 miles (73 km) north of Milan. With Piedmont on the western banks and Lombardy on the east, the lake actually stretches across the border into neighbouring Switzerland. Self catering accommodation in Lake Maggiore North benefits from some of the best views and most beautiful towns on the lake. Offering a peaceful retreat for families and couples, yet there’s plenty here to keep you occupied both day and night.

Things to do on holiday in Lake Maggiore North, Italy

Many visitors enjoy the chance to sit back and admire the views from the hillsides of the Prealps and there is some wonderful Lake Maggiore North self catering accommodation from which to do this. For holidaymakers who prefer to be more active, being a lake there is always plenty to do. Enjoying the small beaches and swimming are always popular, or you can try boating and enjoy the views from the lake looking up!

There are numerous small and pretty towns all within reach of your Lake Maggiore North accommodation. Each has something different to offer, but you’ll never be far away from wonderful restaurants, shops, and small supermarkets so you can easily stock up the kitchen in your self catering accommodation for days when you prefer to eat in.

Places to visit on holiday in Lake Maggiore North, Italy

There’s no chance of getting bored when you holiday in self catering accommodation in Lake Maggiore North as there are many places to visit all around you. A little inland from the lake for example is the Val Grande National Park where you can enjoy scenery, walking and hiking. On the lake shore some of the many towns you can visit include Cannero Riviera, Verbania, Baveno, and Stresa. Visit the botanical gardens in Verbania, called Giardini Botanici Villa Taranto, the historical villas and castles of Baveno, or the beautiful villas in Stresa.

The Borromean Islands are probably the top attraction of the Lake Maggiore North area. These are three islands and two islets – Isola Bella features a summer palace; Isola Madre has spectacular gardens, and Isola dei Pescatori has a picturesque fishing village. The islands are accessible by boat trip and are a must visit for anyone staying in accommodation in Lake Maggiore North.

The weather in Lake Maggiore North, Italy

Despite its Prealpine position in the north of Italy, holidaymakers staying in self catering accommodation in Lake Maggiore North will actually be able to enjoy a climate close to Mediterranean, with mild weather throughout the year.

Flights to Lake Maggiore North, Italy

Getting to accommodation in Lake Maggiore North is easy with the large Milan Malpensa International Airport being situated this side of the city. It’s a lovely drive and should take about an hour. Being Milan’s main airport, many big name airlines fly here from around the world.

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                                                                                                      Excellent location and convenient for local amenities

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                                                                                                      Apartment was well equipped and had lovely views over the lake. Rossana was very accommodating and gave lots of useful information relating to restaurants and places to visit in the area. We thoroughly enjoyed our week in Stresa and it was great to stay in an apartment so close to all the local amenities. Stresa is a great base to explore Lake Maggiore.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic well equipped apartment

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                                                                                                      Beautiful apartments and fantastic location, about 5-10 mins drive to Stresa. Owner very friendly and kind. Loved the lake and would love to go back very soon.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2014